8 October 2015; James McCarthy, Republic of Ireland, in action against Marco Reus, Germany. UEFA EURO 2016 Championship Qualifier, Group D, Republic of Ireland v Germany. Aviva Stadium, Lansdowne Road, Dublin. Picture credit: Matt Browne / SPORTSFILE (Photo by Sportsfile/Corbis via Getty Images)

8 October 2015; James McCarthy, Republic of Ireland, in action against Marco Reus, Germany. UEFA EURO 2016 Championship Qualifier, Group D, Republic of Ireland v Germany. Aviva Stadium, Lansdowne Road, Dublin. Picture credit: Matt Browne / SPORTSFILE (Photo by Sportsfile/Corbis via Getty Images)